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Unread 03-26-2012, 03:29 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by godzilla89 View Post
I have a 89 YJ with a 93 Grand Cherokee 4.0 inline 6. It was running perfect the other day, now it wont start, the battery is brand new, the alternator is good. But there is no power getting pasted the starter solenoid on the firewall. I can not find the engine fuse box and I have looked everywhere in the jeep (not many places to hide it). This is my last effort before I take it to a shop and have them fix it. I'm open to any ideas
check for power at the solenoid. If there is power there then turn the key to start and check for power at the smaller wire. If you have power there then change the starter.

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Unread 03-27-2012, 09:40 AM   #17
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You can use a 4.0L block to replace the 4.2L but keep everything else. The block and upper end are very similar with a few mods to tweek a little more HP out of it. If that is the case you will have a carb not fuel injection and I agree, check the ICM-Ignition Coil Module.
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electrical issue , help please , wont start

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